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Lucy, our new Schlicha, will be here until October!

Recently, Lucy completed a year as a JAFI Israel Fellow at Hillel York University in Toronto. As an Israel Fellow, Lucy was working with the Jewish students on campus, creating and leading events and activities on issues that are connected to Israel and Judaism.  Lucy received a B.Ed. from the Kibbutzim College of Education in Tel Aviv in 2014. Previous to that she […]


The AJC’s Annual New Year’s BBQ 5779 – Sept. 3rd (Labour Day), Conrose Field

The entire community is invited to join us for our annual New Year’s FREE Kosher BBQ at Conrose Field (Conrose Ave, Halifax, NS, B3H 2A6) on Sept. 3rd from 11:30am to 2:00pm. Food items will include: Kosher Hot Dogs & Buns Water & Juice Chips Fruit Candy! Vegetarian options available for vegetarians only Activities will include: Israeli/Jewish music Playground & Swings for […]

15th Annual Holocaust Education Week: Oct 24 – Nov 2 2018

This year Holocaust Education Week is dedicated to the memory of two Holocaust survivors, who passed away this year, Steven Markus (1923-2018) and Philip Riteman (1922-2018). Their contributions to Holocaust education will not be forgotten. Hungary, I think back to the many close encounters my brother Feri and I had with death. Time and time […]

Wines For the High Holidays

Yarden brand Kosher Israeli wines are available in Metro Halifax for the Holidays. Both the Hermon Red and the Hermon White are available at nine NSLC outlets in Metro: The Port, Quinpool Rd, Joseph Howe Dr, Bayers Lake, Mill Cove, Larry Uteck, Fall River, Tantallon and Portland Street, and in Antigonish. Both the Yarden Cabernet Sauvignon and […]

Beth Israel Book Club

The Beth Israel 2018/2019 Book Club Schedule is up now! Everyone is welcome to attend. Times and locations will be announced closer to the date. The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish on Wednesday, Oct 3 2018 Everyman by Philip Roth on Wednesday, Nov 7th 2018 The Gold of Exodus by Howard Blum on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019 Turn Us Again […]